Bradysia difformis Frey and Bradysia ocellaris (Comstock): Two Additional Neotropical Species of Black Fungus Gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) of Economic Importance: A Redescription and Review

Frank Menzel, Jane E. Smith, Nelson B. Colauto
2003 Annals of the Entomological Society of America  
The Þrst records for Brazil of two sciarid species, Bradysia difformis Frey, 1948 [ϭ paupera (Tuomikoski, 1960] and Bradysia ocellaris (Comstock, 1882) [ϭ tritici (Coquillett, 1895)] (Diptera, Sciaridae) are presented. These are the Þrst records of these species for the Neotropical region. Males and females of both species are fully described and illustrated. Information is given about synonymy and the location of the type material. Bradysia agrestis Sasakawa, 1978 is a new synonym of Bradysia
more » ... ynonym of Bradysia difformis. Information about the zoogeographic distribution and habitats, of Bradysia difformis and Bradysia ocellaris is provided.
doi:10.1603/0013-8746(2003)096[0448:bdfabo]2.0.co;2 fatcat:3tiqiiwk5reqtoj64jg3v5xo4e